Day: December 4, 2012


New Holiday Tradition: Roasting Chesnuts + My First Giveaway

Happy Holidays everyone!!  I’m just giddy with excitement because this really truly is my most favorite time of the year.  The house is all decorated, I’ve got Christmas tree scented candles and/or air spray in every room in the house, I’m halfway done with holiday baking prep, the Christmas movies are all out, and I’m counting down the days until we get to see our families in Texas, Chicago, and here in Wisconsin.  I even have this candle holder on the ledge by my kitchen sink.  Isn’t it cute?  You know what makes it cuter?  It was a whopping $6 at a shop in Door County, WI.  I know.  You don’t need to say it.  $6 holiday decorations are the best. I have so much to chit chat about today so let’s get right down to it.  I promise there will be a special treat for you at the end of all this. First, my parents are moving back from London to Chicago in a few days and I couldn’t be more excited!  They had …